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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., holds a town hall on the Florida International University campus on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Miami. (Jennifer King/Miami Herald via AP)

Who's up, who's down heading into first Democratic debate

The back-to-back Democratic presidential debates beginning Wednesday are exercises in competitive sound bites featuring 20 candidates hoping to oust President Donald Trump in 2020. The hopefuls range widely in age, sex and backgrounds and include a former vice president, six women and a pair of mayors. Published June 26, 2019

Strategic U.S. military presence

The date is October 5, 2017. It's a sweltering 104 degrees outside, and that's not counting the geopolitical heat that swirls around this once-classified yet massive U.S. Air Force hub located in the heart of the Persian Gulf. But inside, Maj. Gen. David S. Nahom's office, atop a nondescript building housing the logistical brain of American air power stretching from the edge of Africa all the way to Afghanistan, the mood is very cool. Published June 4, 2019

Blockade doesn't slow World Cup 2022 plans

Officials here are working overtime to prevent a bitter feud with Qatar's Persian Gulf neighbors from spilling over into a critical arena: the soccer pitch. Published June 4, 2019

The Gulf Crisis: A nation responds

There's an Arabic proverb popular in the Middle East: "The best answer will come from the person who is not angry." Published June 4, 2019

Qatar stands strong against terrorism

Islamic State remains a mortal threat to the region despite its recent battlefield defeats, Qatar's foreign minister warned in an interview, cautioning that the terrorist group could rise again if Washington and its Arab allies fail to address the root causes fueling religious extremism. Published June 4, 2019